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to highway 1. a small section has collapsed. cal trans hopes to have the road open again by noontime tomorrow. >>> more road troubles. there is progress, but still a long way to go in the effort to repair a massive sinkhole in love lafayette, and now they are facing a sinkhole of their own. alan wang is live where storm repairs are well underway. >> reporter: the ground is mushy out hoar tonight, but the coming dry weather should give crews a chance to start rebuilding this washed out road. it will also give everyone a chance to start cleaning up. there is plenty of work to be done as the bay area starts to dry out. it took all day just to trim down the valley oak tree that fell on a home in lafayette. the tree cutters will be back tomorrow. utility and construction crews will be back on mountain view drive that collapsed on sunday night. several utility lines were snapped after debris clogged the culvers and floodwaters rushed under the road. >> they were working to restore the gas line and the power and were ensuring a temporary sewer line was in place. >> reporter: this morning's rains ham
: a lot more to bring you. cal announces the new football coach for u.c. berkeley. plus the economic problem with proposition 30 what voters passed last month. a driving perk for lawmakers went away but not before some elected officials passed the buck to taxpayers. that story and tonight, dogs usually chase cars but it turns out they can drive them, too. we'll get those pictures. also here. ♪ >> look back at the career of a bay area legend [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets, your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples. that's a given. you need safeway sugar for just $1.97. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another -- only $2.99 for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, "yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday." safeway. ingredients for life. >> dan: we are getting an idea about the possible long term impact, the tax increases voters approved in proposition 30 could have on our state's economy. nannette miranda has the story tonight from sacramento. >> gover
. now up to the da office to decide whether charges will be filed. >>> heads up from cal-trans tonight if you use the bay bridge. with two 66 days to go until the new bridge opens the toll plaza is about to get a facelift. it's going to take about 6 months and as transportation reporter heather explains, that may just the beginning. >> the current bay bridge toll plaza was completed in 1989 so it's only 23 years old. but soon the brand new sleek all white bay bridge will be opening and earlier this year the administration and tow service buildings were replaced with the new bridge stein in mind. now it's the toll plaza turn for a facelift. these cal-trans drawings show the finished product. the renovation won't change the way it functions just the way it looks. >> that theme that white color will be carried on to the newest span all the way out to the island. >>reporter: work begins later this week and uire periodic lane closure between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. for the next 6 months. then probably some time next summer a new toll accounting computer system will go through alt
is a live look at cal state fullerton. some students are being allowed to leave where they have been stuck for hours while s.w.a.t. teams are looking for armed robbers. anaheim police say five people robbed a jewelry store and then took police on a high-speed chase that ended up on the cal campus. live pictures of what is going on and has been going on for hours. no shots have been fired from what we understand but it is on lockdown as they look for the bandits. >> i'm dan ashley. one robbery suspect has been detained. s.w.a.t. team is still looking for four more people. here are pictures of the students inside the locked classrooms. professors are trying to keep things normal and keep everyone calm. here a shot of some students of playing guitar but the situation is tense. here is what one student tweeted from his view outside the window. the man with a gun, it's not clear whether it's an officer or not. we'll bring you developments as they happen. >> dan: health care for jerry brown tonight. he is undergoing for early stage prostate cancer. the cancer is not spreading. the governor is be
apparently. >> back here. cal-trans today appointed the first woman to be the state chief engineer. carla will be responsible for all engineering aspects of the department construction projects across the state. she will oversee 9,000 employees and annual budget of nearly 2 billion dollars. she has been with cal-trans for 26 years. >>> times person of the year will be known tomorrow but 2 ceo from silicon are among the fineist. yahoo and apple found e o are in the running. an cook replaced steve jobs last year when the former ceo passed away. the other 6 nominee include president obama. bill and hilary clinton. egyptian president morsi and undocumented americans. we shall find out tomorrow. >> come up. major step toward equity for women in the military. the decade long ban on its way toward being lifted. >> plus. i'm if sacramento. in response to the connecticut shooting state lawmakers introduced more gun control la laws. state treasurer wants to pull investment money from gun manufacturing firm wlichlt do you think it will go at this point. >> i have no further comment. >>re
the hole. this just misses the birdie putt but o'hare and perry need to tap this one in for the win. >> cal hosting new football coach first half. anthony bennett, that is a monster jam. rebels led at the half. alan crab led the bears with three ball. here at air ball. one second to go, you got to box out. he blows a chance and 7. cal falls to 6-2. >> and they needed one goal to tie. he did one better. scoring two and this is victory. an amazing accomplishment. >>> coming up at 11:00, play of the day and sat down with marcel reese. >> ama: thank you, shu. >> a close [ singing christmas carols in background ] aunt sally's singing again. it's a tradition, honey. [ singing christmas carols ] mmmm. [ female announcer ] make new traditions with pillsbury grands! cinnamon rolls. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. welcome toand you are?air. your worst nightmare mr. box. since you foolishly brought back your bonus jack! i have copied your two
to the hundreds of students locked down at cal state fullerton right now. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. it is a tense scene that has been playing out for hours down south. police have the building surrounded as officers search for a man they suspect is armed and dangerous. this is all happening on the cal state university at fullerton campus southeast of downtown los angeles. >> i believe the armed suspect is in the building. >> reporter: police and the s.w.a.t team went from building to building searching for one and possibly two suspects. the school tweeted an alert to students and employers to remain on lock down. people outside were told to evacuate immediately. students barricaded the doors to their classrooms and turned down the rights and stayed quiet. some of them tweeted pictures showing chairs and other objects blocking the doors. all classes were canceled and nearby streets shutdown. the suspects were believed to have run on to the campus after a high speed chase. they were among five people suspected it of robbing a jewelry store and shooting the clerk in morino valley. one
stretches along two miles. the whole section of i-5 has been closed. >> cal fire reports 16 people injured including seven taken to the hospital. the area is under a winter weather advisory tonight. >> well, right here in the bay area, temperatures are dropping for what could be dropping for what could be one of the coldest nights of the season. >> spencer christian is here and he is tracking the current condition. >> first of all you can see we have clear skies. these cloud free skies will allow for temperatures to plummet and indeed they will do so. we do have a freeze warning in affect from 3:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. for the north bay hills and valleys. the low temperatures will drop between 25 and 30 degrees. freeze damage is a possibility. for most of the remainder of the bay area, a frost advisory is in affect for the same hours 3:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. after the cold comes the wet. we have lots of rain coming our way. i will show you that in the seven-day forecast. carolyn? >> spencer, thank you. in the south bay, an all clear from police after a report of a gunman lead to a college campu
unbeaten. >> for the men, cal hosting prior ri view a&m. justin cobb with 14 points on the night. the steal and you know what is coming. 23 points for him. cal win it 85-53. >> facing san diego state. he got lit up by chase, 33 points on the afternoon. san diego stated i am police officers to 10-1, 80-58 was the final. >> we're hear from megatron and more from the warriors tonight at 11:00 and we'll see you then. >> all of your electronic devices zapping you of >>> coming up tonight, power outages, wind damage and it's not over yet. we're tracking the storm and latest what is heading your way. >> the real controversy the big blowup after not quite right answer tonight at 11:00. if you are looking to spark your creativity, a new study suggests to ta
, but there is a lot of it. a water content is 146% above normal. that is encouraging. cal trans is allowing control traffic through the rock slide area south of big sure -- big sur at specific times. boulders and road damage has closed a stretch of highway 1 from the big sur in since sunday. because the shrewd area is still active, cal trans will strictly control one lane for use at 8:00 a.m., noon and 4:00 p.m. tomorrow to allow bicycles and cars to pass. >>> a bay area postal worker is uh us coulded of breaking the unspoken trust you place in him. he stole 3,000 pieces of mail, most stolen along the peninsula along san carlos. ama dates is there live with the story. ama, incredible what police say he did. >> it is, dan. in fact, stealing mail is a federal offense. but the feds don't take the case. it will be left to the san mateo county district attorney and his office to prosecute this. the mail carrier is from san bruno and tonight is behind bars facing several charges including credit card forgery, identity theft and possession of stolen goods as well as commercial burglary. 38-year-old postal
and does not qualify for any federal money. coordinator of the undocumented student program at cal. >> federal pel grant, work study, loan aren't eligible to undocumented students. >>reporter: rivera had a small private scholarship and worked odd jobs to help put himself through cal. but it wasn't enough money to make ends meet. that's why uc berkeley chancellor robert spear head add scholarship program to help students likely vary a.evelyn and walter haas junior fund rae responded with 1 million dollar award. >> the fund one of the core pieces of work is about equal chances, equal opportunities, leveling the playing field so everybody has a chance to succeed in life. >>reporter: about 200 undocumented students at uc berkeley from 20 countries will receive a portion of the private money. beginning in the spring. each will receive about 5000 dollars. there's more. in 2011 the california legislature passed a bill that will give undocumented students access to state grants starting next fall. assembly bill 131 has always been controversial. former cal state university east bay
29. cardinals improve to 6-3. and cal men lost for the first time this season falling to wisconsin, 81-56. the bears are 6-1. card hassles? introducing chase liquid. the reloadable card that's easy to activate and can be used right away. plus, you can load cash or checks at any chase depositfriendly atm and checks right from your smartphone. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >>> coming up tonight at 11:00, we'll update you on the flooded mobile home park in vallejo and sinkhole in lafayette and the progress they have made. that is coming up at 11:00. viewers are sending us storm photos. here is the ashby tunnel in berkeley. if you look where the tunnel ends you can see water pouring in from the side. in san francisco, the intersection at masonic and fell is flooded. if you took any photos of the weather e-mail them to us. a storm watch continues. we'll have updates
. he had a cal-trans front loader parked by the sand pile to go looking for his missing sister. the resort was a mile down the roa road. >> the lady who has been missing for days has just come in here and sneeze hypothermia ick condition so we medic as soon as possible. >> is it hypothermia. >> frost bite on the feet. wait right now we have her interthe fire and wrapped in a blanket. >>reporter: that the point the dispatcher learns that roderick clifton who left the stranded jep the morning after and became stuck did not survive the hike out for help. >> is there any serious bleeding on either one of them. >> well unfortunately the gentlemen passed away. he's still up at the lake. >> the male. >> the male passed away. he's still up at the lake. >> oh, my goodness okay. >>reporter: paula lane soon taken to hospital in carson city. 36 miles away. she waited by the fire at southernson for the ambulance to arrive. >> if she gets worse in any way call us back medley for further instruction we have help coming to you. >> thank you very much. >> you are welcome. >>reporter: al
he was at cal, the jump shot was iffy. but he works at the craft. the kidd is king for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent. but anyone can help a foster child. the warriors will try to keep their perfect road trip going. it won't be easy facing the miami heat. jason kidd won the battle of new york for the knicks. the knickses and nets in oakland. they jumped out to an early 26-9 lead. joe johnson with three of his points. but they will claw his way back between kidd and caramel low anthony. mellow had an enormous night. 45 points. when kidd was a kidd he couldn't shoot. fine like wine and buries the three with 30 seconds left. he stuck the leg out to draw the foul. that was the game winner. they own the
full with running back lynch. the cal bears are the lead dog on this ground offensive sled. he gets into beast mode where one man cannot bring him down. >> he runs with low gravity. it takes more than one person to bring him down. it is a defense that it took one person to make the play which we never do. >> that game is prime time on sunday night. now, stanford has locked up the head football coach david shaw to a long-term contract extension. it is the second year of a four-year deal. the terms of the contract were not released by the school. coach shaw has lead with back to back 11 seasons. cardinals will face wisconsin in the rose bowl on january 1st. leading the way as usual for stanford the hoop and the foulment she had a game high 21 points and 15 rebounds. now tied at 45 and a little under a minute to go and gets the friendly roll. 53-49 the final. if the world ends on friday it has been nice working with you guys. >> are you off the next two days ? >> i am off the next two. >>> coming up, here is a way to get that christmas tree to fit in the house. but looks can be deceivi
was not injured. cal trans is working to have it passable by tomorrow. >>> one week ago tonight the nation was shocked by what happened in newtown, connecticut. tonight and today they paused to remember it. bells rang 26 times, one for each of the children and adults killed by adam lanza. and we are learning more about the killer. a classmate says lanza could take apart and reassemble a computer in a matter of minutes, but rarely spoke to anyone. >>> we heard today from the national rifle association for the first time since the masacre. officials from the nation's most influential gun lobby group called for armed guards to protect schools. the nra blamed video games for violence against children. hear from the nra and those who lost loved ones in mass shootings. >>> an east bay high school football star shot and killed in san francisco was honored tonight. sergio quintana was in the high school. >> his closest friends pay tribute through funny stories. >> my mom would always make hill food. he would love garbonzo beans. i don't know why, but he just did. >> members of the football team ho
to the east bay where we spent part of the day monitoring bay area road at the command center of cal-trans. nick smith has more. >>reporter: excess run off from heavy rainfall creating big ponds in areas of downtown oakland. the intersection of third and washington street became a virtual lake with water so high it blocked parking spaces poured into one lane of traffic. with the sidewalk covered in rain run off this woman appeared to be baffled by how to get around i it. so she just stood there. ankle deep in rain water. freeway not much better. 8 80 at the marina boulevard exit was a wet gray mess. heavy rain obscured the view of drivers creating a constant wave of stop and go traffic and sea of brake lights. this accident was one of many we witnessed in the span of only 2 hours. low lying spots on the highway often flood quickly. increasing road hazard for drivers and new set of challenges for the crew assigned to keep the freeway and storm drains clear of all obstruction. >> we have to make sure that they are not being plugged by either mud or leaves or by litter. >>report
was struck and killed by a cal train about 2 hours ago on the tracks at the hay wood park station. this is 12th fatality on the cal train tracks. last year 16 fatalities. trains now run about 5 minutes late because of the slow speed required in the area. northbound track has not yet been reopened. >>> well now to louisiana. tornado scoops up a truck and tosses it on to a nearby car and it is all caught on tape. and it turns out there was someone inside that pick up and he survived. story now from abc rob nelson. >> look closely. tiny speck floating across the video is actually a massive ford pickup truck. >> truck just started bouncing. >>reporter: while you can't see him jerry million let is inside on the ride of his life. >> i thought i'm dead. i see it but i'm really dead. >>reporter: he was making delivery in louisiana monday when a tornado blew through flattening sections of the fire station before sending his truck airborne. look again. you can see the wind sling him into the sky twirling him several times smashing the truck on to another one parked nearby. >> i do
both directions closed from big sur in south. because the slide area remains active cal trans will strictly control one lane opening at 8 a&m, noon and then at 4:00 p.m. tomorrow in order to allow cars and bicycles to pass. >>> in ease palo alto water district worker keeping a close eye on the san franciscoite creek. it caused the evacuation of 7 homes and a levy leaked. repairs made to the levy and so far so good. >> looking fine as long as we don't get more are precipitation. we are not anticipating any more downpours at this point. we are just assess ising damage at this point in time. >> people who live in the area say it happens all of the time. city officials are aware and hope a publi public works projt scheduled for the spring will fix things once and for all. >>> go to the sierra. a few view you from a cal trans camera at highway 50 at meyers. ski resorts reporting they were busy for the christmas holiday and hope to repet it for new year's. >>> here is a look at conditions on i-80 where chains are required. snow showers will continue through the night. the chp ised a
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on abc 7. dry day on thursday. friday. dry cal day on saturday and slight chance of some showers on sunday then dry mild on monday. pretty good lacking forecast once we get past wednesday rain. >> i'm glad the game look good goods. >> yes. >> thanks very much. trip took more than 3 decades but nasa voyager is finally there. coming up next. space agency big announcement in san francisco. >> pentagon wants to save soldiers lives but it's breaking the law to do it. that story kilometer up. stay that story kilometer up. stay with us. 7 news at 9:00 >> staggering figure. airlines have taken in 36 billion dollars in revenue from airline fee this year. and now they think they can make even more money. airlines officials met at conference this weekend to discuss ways of maximizing airline passenger fees. tossing around the idea of new forms of travel insurance. giving travelers the chance to present order meals for the flight. most airlines already charge of course for food cocktail way tie and even to check bag these days. >> nasa today announced result of its analysis of the f
for the christmas show. >> kid learn a lot about arts and discipline and team work really a manual cal space in here and develops the sense of self. >>reporter: next door the wardrobe room. >> always about the music. you gene son produces video. more than 1 twoyv of them. and 20 cd. you again nominated for children album. jackson brown and bishop on the latest cd. he created an outreach program they brought latin culture to hawaii and got a lesson in hawaiian tradition. >> i think we need to do a much better job of interest grating people and get people to talk to each other. >> it's because of the commitment and dedication that the artist group united states artist has given you gene a 50,000 dollar fellowship grant for artistic excellence. the parking lot is turned into a little bethlehem then inside music, pinatas and fun on saturday december 15. in san pablo, abc 7 news. >> well as we close in on the end of 2012 many web sites putting together the best of list. few of the here are a few of the photograph put by buzz did he veeted to tell stories by pictures. tourists subpoena bathing n
sur. cal-trans has closed the highway at part ridge road and at ragged point in san luis obispo county. slides happened yesterday at about 5:30 in the afternoon. no word yet on when the road will reopen. >> well more to bring you this christmas eve. still to come. time is running out. people are wrapping up the last minute holiday shopping as we continu continue. procrastinator in the bay area rushing now to beat the clock. >> and local small businesses hoping for a big rush of late sales this christmas season. >> and 7 on your side michael finy new tip about holiday tipping. he breaks down the numbers to let you know how much is enough. stay with us. back in the day, we didn't have the u-verse wireless receiver. [ light laugh ] the tv stayed in one place... mmmmhmmmm. ...right next to the upstairs tv outlet. oh yeah. they can move the tv all over the place, even outside. grandpa... mmmhmm? kids have it easy nowadays. [ glasses clink ] i'm trying to tell ya. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver, only from at&t. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for 6 months. at&t. ♪ .
emergencies. in san rafael, abc 7 news. >>> well good news from cal-trans tonight. highway 1 is now reopened few miles south of big suras we have been reporting. it was blocked sunday afternoon by the huge boulder. now cleared away. the highway reopened late this afternoon. however you can expect 20 minute delay tomorrow for some final clean up work there on highway 1. >> all this early season rain and snow that we have been getting has state water experts optimistic about california water supply as we head into the new year. storm have helped remen issue many state reservoir and heavy snow has increased the snow pack to nearly 150 percent above normal for this time of year. >> at least a partial supply already in the bank either reservoir storage or snow pack. however it still depends on remainder of the season and about two-thirds of the wet season is still left. >> snow pack run off normally provides california with about a third of the water supply so us a well know it's absolutely critical. >>> well, people across the midwest are dig out from giant winter storm now blasting the nort
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